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Banjo instruction book.  Book three of 5
Topics: classic banjo, 5 string banjo, fingerstyle banjo
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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5 string banjo instruction book in A notation.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle banjo
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Banjo instruction book.  Book four of five.
Topics: classic banjo, 5 string banjo, fingerstyle banjo
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by J. A. Labarge
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Brochure of a late 19th and early 20th century banjoist and entertainer.
Topics: banjoist, banjo, classic banjo, magic tricks
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by Zarh Myron Bickford
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Folio collection of musical numbers published by Jerome H. Remick & Co. arranged for 5 string banjo by Zara Myron Bickford. Includes the following pieces arranged as instrumentals for Solo Banjo; In the Land Where Poppies Bloom You Don't Know I'll Say She Does Mandy and Me My Girl of Southland Arya Tackin' 'Em Down She was not so bad for a Country Girl I've got the Blue Ridge Blues My Baby-Talk Lady Galli-Curci Rag Swinging Along with Lindy It's a Pretty Little Thing I'll Love You More For...
Topics: Banjo, popular music, fox trots, one-steps, matches, waltzes
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by Charles McNeil with Warren J. Marler
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Plectrum Banjo method in C notation. Digital images made available during the final 20 years of US copyright in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Topics: plectrum banjo, c notation, banjo chords
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by Frank B. Converse
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Banjo Duet arranged by Frank B. Converse
Topics: Classic Banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Samual Swaim Stewart
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A notation Banjo instruction book published by S. S. Stewart for finger style banjo.
Topics: classic banjo, S. S. Stewart, 5 string banjo, fingerstyle banjo
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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Novelty illustrated poem promotional booklet published by S. S. Stewart 
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, gourd banjo, slaves, banjo thimble
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by George Clifton Dobson
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Dobson's Banjo Magazine Volume 1, Issue 1, March 1886.  From the collection of and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, periodicals
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by Wendell P. Dabney
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From the title page: The "Howard" Instructors are intended for beginners, and as such they are without a rival.  While these instructors are low in price, they are by no means abridged, but are complete in every detail, starting the pupil with easy exercises and gradually carrying him on to the more progressive and interesting studies. Regular or 5-String Banjo instruction book in the style of "early tutors." Originally included a "lettered fingerboard" that would...
Topics: banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, instruction, classic banjo, stroke style, finger style, gut...
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by Emory M. Hall
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Five string banjo instruction book in A notation teaching both finger style and thimble (stroke) style banjo.  E. M. Hall was a very popular stage banjoist in minstrelsy.  He gave a "history of the banjo" show in the 1890s. From the collection of Marc D. Smith
Topics: Five String Banjo, minstrel banjo, fingerstyle banjo, stroke style banjo, clawhammer, classic,...
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by Frank B. Converse
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In addition to the rudimentary study, progressive exercises, and valuable information pertaining to the instrument generally, a large and choice collection of polkas, waltzes, scientific banjo solos, operatic selections, marches, songs, variations, imitations, clog hornpipes, jigs, reels, &c. Compiled from the author's private collection of original arrangements and compositions, expressly for this work. From the collection of Marc D. Smith
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, finger-style, march music, schottische, minstrel banjo,...
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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Informative lecture by S. S. Stewart on the history of the banjo, how it had developed up to that time and its construction.
Topics: banjo history, 5 string banjo, minstrel banjo
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by Albert Baur, W. A. Cole
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Containing the leading college songs and popular songs of the day arranged for banjo.  A notation
Topics: banjo, popular music, 5 string banjo, classic banjo
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by Fred Luscombe
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Five string banjo solo in A notation. Arranged by Hildreth and Walter Jacobs
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Louis Tocaben
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Arrangements of popular music published by Jerome H Remick & Co. for instrumental 5 string banjo.  In A notation.
Topics: banjo, 5 string banjo, popular music, ragtime
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Co.
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Musical Gazette, February, 1894.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Musical Gazette, January, 1894.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, August, 1892.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Herbert J. Ellis & A.H. Nassau-Kennedy, I.S.M.
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C Notation banjo instruction book for Finger-style "Classic" banjo and early Plectrum style.
Topics: Classic banjo, fingerstyle, plectrum banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Abe Holzman
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In C notation for 1st Banjo, 2nd Banjo, and Piano accompaniment.  Arranged for the banjo by Clifford Essex and played with great success by his Royal Pierrot Banjo Team.
Topics: Cake Walk, Banjo, Ragtime, Classic Banjo
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, May, 1893.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, July, 1892.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Otto Langey
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 Banjo instruction book written in "A notation."  Published by Harry Coleman, Philadelphia, PA 1891
Topics: classic banjo, stroke style banjo, popular music
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by Joe Morley
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5 String banjo music in C notation with 2nd banjo and piano parts.
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by Harry Sykes
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Banjo music folio in C notation
Topics: Banjo, Classic Banjo, Fingerstyle, Harry Sykes, S. S. Stewart
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by Fredrick J. Bacon
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C Notation banjo instruction book for fingerstyle banjo. Digital images made available during the final 20 years of US copyright in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle, Fred Bacon
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The Remick (Whitney-Warner) Mandolin and Guitar Collection #17B folio of music arranged for 5 string banjo by H. F. Odell.  From the collection of Marc D. Smith. C notation.  Published by Jerome H. Remick & Company, New York, Detroit.
Topics: Banjo, Classic banjo, ragtime, foxtrot, popular music
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by Zarh Myron Bickford
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The Remick (Whitney-Warner) Mandolin and Guitar Collection #18B folio of music arranged for 5 string banjo by Zarh Myron Bickford.  From the collection of Marc D. Smith. C notation.  Published by Jerome H. Remick & Company, New York, Detroit.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, popular music
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 3, No. 8. February 1886.  From the collection of and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, periodical
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by Zarh Myron Bickford
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 5 String Banjo folio in C notation.  A collection of seventy familiar melodies progressively arranged.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, c notation, fingerstyle banjo
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart's complete banjo instruction book in A notation.
Topics: S. S. Stewart, banjo method, classic banjo
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by R. J. Hamilton
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Standard pieces of music arranged for one or two banjos, with accompaniment for piano, by R. J. Hamilton.  This is a collection of previously published five string banjo sheet music from the late 1880s. Music is in "A" or "American" notation.  There are a few pages of instruction in the back. Original copy from the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo, banjo duets, piano, gut strings, five string, classic, finger style, 19th century, popular...
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by Walter Jacobs, Boston Mass
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17 Original Compostions and Arrangements by Various Popular Composers.  Previously published banjo duets in A notation. Contents Include, Darkie's Hoedown, Flower Waltz, The Golden Dome March and Two-step, Heart So True,  "Howdy" Darkie's! Ragtime, In High Society March and Two Step, La Veta Schottische, Little Sunbeam Waltz, Montclair Galop, Myra Waltz, New Harp Schottische, Over the Waves Waltz, Prince Charming Waltz, Spanish Dance no. 1, Song and Dance Schottische, Under the...
Topics: Banjo, five string banjo, Ragtime, Classic Banjo, duets, gut strings, marches, Schottische, waltz
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by Parke Hunter
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5 String Banjo Duet named for the famous banjo club The Boston Ideals. A notation Classic Banjo. Scanned and Uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Marc D. Smith.
Topics: Banjo, Classic banjo, Boston Ideals, banjo duet, march music, five string banjo
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Daniel Acker
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A notation 5 string banjo music with second banjo.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, duet
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by Thomas J. Armstrong
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Banjo sheet music for two banjos. A notation
Topics: banjo duet, classic banjo, polka
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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A well written article on the 5 string banjo explaining construction, setup, and advanced technique.
Topics: 5 string banjo, classic banjo, stroke style banjo
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by P. W. Newton
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5 String Banjo method book in C notation.  From the collection of Marc D. Smith, scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: classic banjo, five string banjo, instruction book, banjo tutor
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Co.
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, September, 1891.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 3, No. 4, July 1885.  From the collection and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, stewart banjo, classic banjo, periodical
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 3, No. 2 February 1885
Topics: banjo, stewart banjo, classic banjo, periodical, popular music
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 7, No. 2 June 1890.  From the collection and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, periodical
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Folio collection of musical numbers published by Jerome H. Remick & Co. arranged for piano accompaniment by Zara Myron Bickford.  This is a companion book for the Banjo Solo version. Includes piano accompaniment for the following pieces; In the Land Where Poppies Bloom You Don't Know I'll Say She Does Mandy and Me My Girl of Southland Arya Tackin' 'Em Down She was not so bad for a Country Girl I've got the Blue Ridge Blues My Baby-Talk Lady Galli-Curci Rag Swinging Along with Lindy It's a...
Topics: piano, popular music, fox trots, marches, two steps, waltzs
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by Fredrick J. Bacon
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Complete 5 string banjo instruction book in "C" notation.
Topics: Classic Banjo, Five string banjo, ragtime banjo, gut strings
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by Walter Jacobs, Boston Mass
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Jacobs' Grand Orchestra Folio, Fourteen Popular & Standard Compositions by Famous Writers for Solo Banjo. Incudes, My Dusky Rose (schottische) by Thos. S. Allen; The Assembly (march and two-step) by Paul Eno; Sissy Giggles (characteristic march) by Raymond Howe; Katie (waltz) by Bert Potter; A Tiptopper (march and two-step) by W.A. Cory; Jungle Echoes (a cocoanut dance) by R. E. Hildreth; Sorita (newport) by Marius S. Rocereto; Flickering Firelight (shadow dance) by Arthur A. Peno; Summer...
Topics: classic banjo, banjo, A notation, fingerstyle, 5 string banjo
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by Wm J. Smith Co. New York
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Folio of Wm J. Smith Music arranged for five string banjo in C notation. Includes the following titles for Solo Banjo; Academy Waltz by Wm Foden Alabama Walk A Round by Wm Foden Buddies March by William Lange Canoeing by John J, Derwin (accompaniment only) Columbia Waltz by Wm Foden Eagle Nest March by Wm H Bordwell, arranged by Wm Foden The Field Ensign by Ted Goggin La Cascade Waltz by Ted Goggin The Masqueraders Rag March by Ted Goggin Mediator March by William Lange, Arranged by Otto Merz...
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, finger-style, march music, ragtime, schottishce
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Folio of ragtime era music arranged by A. J. Weidt in A notation for 5 string banjo. Including the following titles. Alamo Rag by Percy Wenrich Carita by Hesse M. Wenne Come Along Ma Cherie (The Red Rose) by Robert Hood Bowers Harbor of Love by George Botsford I'm Just Pinin' For You by Egbert Van Alstyne Just a Chain of Daisies by Jean Schwartz Love Dreams by Henrietta Blanke-Belcher Love Me by Geo. W. Meyer Oceana Roll by Lucien Denni On Mobile Bay by Chas. N. Daniels Red Rose Rag by Percy...
Topics: Banjo, Classic banjo, ragtime, march music, five string banjo
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by Franklin Eaton
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A complete and easily understood instructor for the 5 string banjo.  In A notation. 
Topics: banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle
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by Frank B. Converse
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A choice collection of popular and standard songs for the banjo. A notation.
Topics: classic banjo, popular music, minstrel banjo, gut strings, 19th century banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Frank B. Converse
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A choice collection of polkas, waltzes, solos, schottisches, songs, reels, hornpipes, jigs, etc., with full explanations of both the "banjo" and "guitar" styles of execution, and designed to impart a complete knowledge of the art of playing the banjo practically without the aid of a teacher.
Topics: banjo, strokestyle, clawhammer, fingerstyle
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by John Church Company
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Early instruction book for the Richter model or 10 hole "diatonic" harmonica. Very little documentable evidence supports the claims that the Richter harmonica was popular or even readily available in the United States before the 1870s.  Most evidence attributes the popularity to one man, J. K. Emmet known for his character "Fritz."  There were even signature model harmonicas sold under his name. This book will work with the common 10 hole diatonic harmonica.  As there was...
Topics: harmonica, Richter harmonica, diatonic harmonica, J. K. Emmet, popular music
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by Frank B. Converse
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The "elementry" book published by Frank B. Converse in 1865.
Topics: banjo, stroke style, early banjo, minstrel banjo
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by Essex and Cammeyer
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British 5 string Banjo Magazine  
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, joe morley
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by Frank B. Converse
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5 String Banjo Duet arranged by Frank B. Converse in A notation. Composed by Jungman
Topics: Classic banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 4, No. 6 October 1887.  From the collection of and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, periodical
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by William A. Huntley and John H. Lee
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WM. A. Huntley's Complete School of Harmony, embracing chord construction, modulation, etc. for the banjo.  Compiled and edited by John H. Lee.  A notation.  From the collection of Marc Smith.
Topics: classic banjo, banjo, music theory, banjo chords, fingerstyle banjo
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by Zarh Myron Bickford
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Piano Accompaniment for The Remick (Whitney-Warner) Mandolin and Guitar Collection #17B folio of music arranged for 5 string banjo by Zarh Myron Bickford.  From the collection of Marc D. Smith. C notation.  Published by Jerome H. Remick & Company, New York, Detroit.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, piano accompaniment
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by William Foden
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C Notation and chord charts for 5 string banjo. 
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, chords, fingerstyle banjo
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Musical Gazette, November, 1892. This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. Only first and second pages. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Stewart and Bauer Company
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This could be called a later version of the S. S. Stewart Banjo & Guitar Journal.  Includes music "Reckless Rufus" by Cheney R. Prouty, Banjo C notation, "Just for Alud Lang Syne" by Chas. E. Baer, 1st Mandolin and Guitar, "Old Friends Waltz" by H. Chalet Garber, Banjo C notation. From the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Five String Banjo, Mandolin, Guitar, Music, Classic Banjo, music trade periodical
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by George L. Lansing
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A notation 5 string banjo method for finger style banjo. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo Method, classic banjo, finger style banjo, popular music
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by Thomas J. Armstrong
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Compiled and Arranged by Thos. J. Armstrong, 1889.  73 pages.  "A" or "American" notation for Five String Banjo.  Instruction and music.  Also contains valuable information on Banjeaurine and piccolo banjos. The "letters to the Young Banjoist" are historically interesting. Scanned and uploaded from the Library of Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo, notation, popular music, fingerstyle, gut strings
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by Brooks and Denton
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Collection of five string banjo music in A notation and TAB composed and arranged by Brooks and Denton. This is one of (if not the) earliest examples of TAB being printed under standard notation in banjo music. The tab is different then the "modern version" but is fully usable as long as one reads the instructions. Music includes Berkeley March The Belle of Columbia Ma Lady Lu (arrangement) White Star Line March The Lobster'S Promenade, Porter Steele (arrangement) Tyro Mazurka...
Topics: Classic Banjo, five string banjo, popular music, marches, finger style banjo
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, April, 1893.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, October, 1892.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Wm C. Stahl
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5 String Banjo instruction book published in C notation.
Topics: classic banjo, popular music, minstrel banjo, gut strings, banjo tutor, 5 string banjo
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by Ruby Brooks and Harry Denton
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Banjo Solo in A notation with piano accompaniment in C. Original copy provided by Jody Stecher.
Topics: Banjo music, classic banjo, march
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by George L. Lansing
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A notation 5 string banjo music.
Topics: Banjo, 5 string, classic
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Piano Accompaniment for The Remick (Whitney-Warner_ Mandolin and Guitar Collection #17B folio of music arranged for 5 string banjo by H. F. Odell.  From the collection of Marc D. Smith. C notation.  Published by Jerome H. Remick & Company, New York, Detroit.
Topics: Banjo with Piano accompaniment, classic banjo, foxtrot, ragtime
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by J. E. Agnew
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Classic 5 String Banjo Solo in Universal Notation (C notation). Played finger-style in standard tuning. From the collection of Marc D. Smith
Topics: five string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, finger style banjo
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by Otto A. Albrecht
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Banjo solo with guitar accompaniment.  A notation. Original copy provided by Jody Stecher.
Topics: banjo music, classic banjo, quickstep
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by James H. Jennings
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Published in 1902, this banjo instruction book contains a good collection of J. H. Jennings' music.  Most pieces have 2nd banjo parts.  The music is written in "American" or "A" notation for playing in classic or finger-style banjo.  Most of the music in the book was originally published as sheet music in the late 19th century.  Original copy from the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks.
Topics: Banjo, method, gut, strings, classic, ragtime, 5 String, Banjo Duet, Classic Banjo, Gut Strings,...
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by S. S. Stewart, Philadelphia, PA
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Banjo sheet music published by Samuel Swaim Stewart between the years 1879 and 1892 listed by catalog number. S. S. Stewart was likely the first to publish sheet music for the banjo. I will be adding to this as I find more numbers.
Topics: Banjo music, classic banjo, S. S. Stewart
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by Frank B. Converse
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Banjo duet composed by Jos. Gungl and arranged by Frank B. Converse.
Topics: Banjo, Classic banjo, Gungl
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by Frederick J. Bacon
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A Notation banjo instruction book for fingerstyle banjo.  From the collection of Marc Smith.
Topics: classic banjo, fred bacon, fingerstyle banjo, ragtime
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by George C. Dobson
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National Banjo Method by George C. Dobson.  Published by White Smith & Co. 1886. A notation.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, a notation, stroke style
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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S. S. Stewart Banjo and Guitar Journal Volume 14, No. 1, April 1897.  From the collection and scanned by F. Chris Ware.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, periodical
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by S. Swaim Stewart, Philadelphia, PA
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19 century music trade periodical that was banjo and guitar specific.  Contains the following musical numbers;  Vesper Waltz, Amos Poor- Banjo Pleasant Moments Schottische, E. D. Goldby- Banjo Little Dasy Polka, Otto H. Albright- Banjo Eazy Guitar Mazurka, Chas. H. Loag- Guitar Jig, Chas. H. Loag- Banjo Guitar Melody, Anonymous- Guiar Anna Song, From Nanon, J. E. Henning- Mandolin and Guitar. The Waterfall, Julius T Festner- Zither Buckley's Polka, Arranged by Thomas J. Armstrong- 2 Banjos...
Topics: Banjo, guitar, mandolin, zither, popular music, gut strings, classic banjo, musical trade periodical
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Musical Gazette, October, 1893.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Herman Rowland
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A notation 5 string banjo music with second banjo and piano parts.
Topics: Banjo music, classic banjo, duet
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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Containing the rudiments of music and a course of instruction of rate banjo together with a choice collection of jigs, reels, schottisches, etc..
Topics: banjo method, S. S. Stewart, minstrel banjo
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by George L. Lansing
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5 String banjo solo with variations on a theme by Stephen C. Foster.  Written in C notation.
Topics: Banjo, Stephen Foster, 5 string banjo, Classic banjo
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by D. Emerson
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Collection of music for solo five string banjo in A notation.  Published by WM. Pond & Co., New York. From the collection of Marc Smith. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks
Topics: Five String Banjo, Classic Banjo, Polka, Waltz, Marches, Schottisch
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by Mackney
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English published banjo instruction book from the late 1880s for 5 to 9 string banjos.
Topic: classic banjo
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Banjo instruction book.  Book five of five
Topics: classic banjo, fingerstyle banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Parke Hunter
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A notation 5 string banjo music with second banjo.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, duet
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by Carl Fischer
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Carl Fischer's New and Revised Edition of Celebrated Tutors, Banjo. Latest copyright date is 1895.  A modern and progressive method to meet the requirements of both teacher and student was at a premium until Carl Fischer Banjo Tutor made its debut.  It is now considered the standard (A notation) method of the world.  Complete in every detail.  A person taking this course cannot fail to become a proficient player or artist.  Used by more teachers than all other methods combined. Scanned and...
Topics: 5 String Banjo, A notation, fingerstyle, Gut strings, banjo, tutor, instruction
The Magazine Rack
by L. B. Gatcomb
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This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Courtesy of the Gatcomb Registry
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin
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by Fred O. Oehler
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5 String banjo music in A notation.  Orignal copy provided by Jody Stecher.
Topics: Banjo music, classic banjo, polka
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by M Rudy Heller
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Banjeaurine Banjo music in A notation.  Published by S. S. Stewart.
Topics: Banjo, Banjeaurine, A notation, classic banjo
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A notaton banjo instruction.  Book one of five.
Topics: banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle banjo, 5 string banjo
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by Samuel Swaim Stewart
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Early fingerstyle instruction for the 5 string banjo.
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by W. M. Rice
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Exercises for five string banjo in C notation.
Topics: Banjo, classic banjo, fingerstyle, 5 string banjo
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by L. B. Gatcomb & Company
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Gatcomb's Banjo & Guitar Gazette, November & December 1890.  This is a late 19th century magazine focusing on 5 string banjo and guitar. 5 string banjo music is in A notation. Scanned and uploaded by Joel W. Hooks from the collection of Richard E. Davis
Topics: Banjo, 5 string banjo, classic banjo, gut strings, gatcomb, fingerstyle banjo, guitar, mandolin